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had argued recently. they leave behind a 3-month-old baby. >>> residents in northern california may finally be getting a break from a series of powerful storms that have saturated the region over the past week. a third storm sunday dumped pounding rain and downed trees and power lines. nbc's jay gray has the latest from california. >> reporter: this morning the water and worries continue to rise across central and northern california. for almost a week now, high winds and heavy rains have pounded the west coast. trees and power lines are downed, rivers and creeks pushed past their banks. >> everybody behind us has lost almost everything. everyone's been evacuated. it's horrible. i've never seen nothing like this in real life, never. >> reporter: it is an overwhelming reality for countless families. sandbagging, trying to protect what they could, but many were still forced to find higher ground. >> it is a helpless feeling. it is. >> reporter: the rain has thankfully turned to snow across the sierras and even at the lower elevations, many areas may finally get a bit of a break after
california. and we are looking at moderate rain at this time across northern california into southwestern oregon and also up in the seattle and the coast of washington state. now tomorrow we are actually going to see even heavier rain start to move in. we have already had reports of about 8 to 10 inches of rainfall already from the past few storms we've already seen. but we've also gotten reports of wind gusts up to 60 to more than 80-mile-per-hour. and we're going to see more of the same if not a little more intense as we go into sunday morning. additional rainfall totals on top of the 8 to 10 inches on the ground could be an additional 5 to 6, 7 inches of rainfall out of what we'll see tomorrow morning. we have the series of storms moving into the west coast. then it's a totally different story right in the middle of the country. we're also talking about record-break heat today. down into dallas and also into san antonio where temperatures should get into the upper 70s and lower 80s. that's about 20 degrees warmer than average for this first day of december. the only cool spot really is
. >>> pouring rain and heavy storms are heading to nevada after pounding much of northern california. many rivers are expected to crest above flood stage. the rain may be too much, especially in one mountain town. let's go live to miguel almaguer. look at the raging waters behind you. >> reporter: what a difference a day makes. we got here yesterday afternoon and the water level was almost this high. we didn't see the rapids coming down this river and this is not at crest. we're told this river at least in had this area right here in downtown truckee will not flood. it's not expected to flood, but that doesn't mean it won't overflow. here in the county, a state of emergency has been issued. this is the third punch in a series of storms that have hammered the west. we have seen rain, wind and snow. but the big concern, not just here in truckee, but all across the state is localized flooding. it straddles between california and nevada. it runs 121 miles long. there's a lot of area they are concerned about. it may reach above flood stage. so they may be in a dicey situation later on this afte
and down the west coast. a live report from one northern california town, where the river is literally rushing through it. >>> money was the single most important factor in the election. >> a little bit later, former president jimmy carter said president obama's re-election win was his grandson's doing. we're dead serious. we'll tell you why, we're watching msnbc. the place for politics. the way it cleans. everything about the oral-b power brush is simply revolutionary. oral-b power brushes oscillate, rotate and even pulsate to gently loosen and break up that sticky plaque with more brush movements than manual brushes and even up to 50% more than leading sonic technology brushes for a superior clean. oral-b power brushes. go to oralb.com for the latest offers. oral-b power brushes. when you take a closer look... ...at the best schools in the world... ...you see they all have something very interesting in common. they have teachers... ...with a deeper knowledge of their subjects. as a result, their students achieve at a higher level. let's develop more stars in education. let's invest i
in california. >> you were hauled out there. >> to arkansas and later transferred to another one in northern california. but we were there because we happened to look like the people that bombed pearl harbor. a year into it the government realized there was a wartime manpower shortage. and when the military was opened up. thousands of young japanese americans went to fight for this country. they were put into a segregated unit and fought on the bloody battlefields in europe. and came back the most decorated and exercised something that was very important. they did it for their family certainly, but for the greater good because they loved america. they sacrificed themselves and many many perished on those fields and that is the kind of situation we are faced with now and those republicans can't seem to get it. they are so bull headedly when theed to their philosophy. we need to raise taxes to meet the crisis. and they would rather plunge down that cliff and plunge us into another economic catastrophe because the sequester is going to cancel the military contracts that we have and that means u
, delayed flights and flooded many roadways in northern california. heavy rain is expected in washington state and oregon today. >>> violent protests. the inauguration of mexico's new president earlier today. take a look at this. more than 2,500 people took to the streets of mexico city, just a few blocks where the new president was to be sworn in. three protesters were hurt and one student is reportedly in critical condition. demonstrators accusing of using bribery to win the election there. those protests were eventually dispersed and as you can see there, the new president has been sworn in. let's bring in telmundo's jose to talk more about this. how much of this is with the revolutionary party? >> well was in power for 72 years until the year 2000 when they lost their election there. 12 years later they go back in power but this is a new face. he's 46 years old and married to a soap opera star and he's young, energetic and he's sharp and he's media friendly. i think a lot of the people are really upset about the possibility that the old precorruption, not really democratic in nature
with prevacid24hr. >>> the west coast is bracing for more stormy weather. residents in northern california made preparations as rise river waters started to threaten their homes. for the latest, let's go straight to the weather channel's chris warren. he is in truckee, california. chris, how bad is it expected to get out there? >> well, from what we understand, it's going to get to major flood stage. this is the truckee river right here. it is below any kind of flood stage right now. but what residents tell me, what they're expecting based on the forecast of major flooding by tomorrow, you see that rock over here in the middle of the river. they're expecting the river to be over that rock. >> wow. >> by tomorrow when it does flood. to give you a perspective of where we are in relation to that and the reason why so many people are getting ready, and it is possible. it's not a guarantee that we're going to have significant damage. but they're saying, the forecast is saying for possible minor damage to some of the homes. this is pretty close. you have people out here with sandbags. they have a bob
of women, real results. >>> a picture has shifted some in rain-soaked northern california. that's a good thing. these are live pictures behind me. it's turned the rainstorm into a snowstorm, and that could keep rivers from overflowing their banks. nbc on the banks of the river right now. miguel, i think we've got a live picture of some nuts behind you who are playing on that water. is this live right now? >> reporter: yeah, craig, you just missed it. they just passed about 30 seconds ago, three guys on inner tubes and wet suits rolling down the river here. this river rarely crests this high. we're actually just above flood stage. although that sounds like the area will be flooding, technically, these homes are built above flood stage, so we're not seeing widespread damage. you mentioned just a short time ago it was snowing here, but it's turned back from snow to light rain. this may be the end of the weather maker today, although the rain and snow comes off and on for most of the day. we started this afternoon with about ten hours of pretty steady rain, then all of a sudden we started se
's right. it's a matter of time. >> you know, i've driven by northern california, one of the encampments up there. there's really nothing there you have to know on the map that this is where it was. no structures left. >> they were all in the most decemb desolate place of the country. >> yes, it's astonishing. i pull over and look at the identifier to tell you where it is. showed it to my daughter. it was so astonishing that that was so recent, so easy to do at the time, so hard to see what was wrong with it from the people outside those camps who put you there. >> and it was totally irrational. because it was hawaii that was bombed. but if they had in turn -- the people of japanese-americans on hawaii in the hawaiian territory were not incarcerated. because they were about half the population and the economy would have collapsed. we who were on the west coast were thinly the spread out. we were primarily in the rural areas, farmers. some were acquiring land and becoming quite successful. and so it was hysteria and greed and lack of political leadership. interesting historical note. we had
? >>> near whiteout conditions in some parts of northern california shut down highways and caused travel delays. a big storm brought about two feet of snow on saturday. more is expected for the sierra nevada region over the next few days, and gusty winds are in the forecast for the sacramento valley. it's now time for another visit to political playground. after the sandy hook tragedy celebrities have joined scores of americans, taking up the issue of gun control with an urgent call to action. >> demand a plan. >> right now. >> as a mom. >> as a dad. >> as a friend. >> as a husband. >> as a wife. >> as an american. >> as an american. >> as an american. >> as a human being. >> for the children of sandy hook. >> those celebrities will have to wait for any action on gun control until after christmas though. the white house issued an executive order on friday close all executive departments and agencies on christmas eve. mayor cory booker may have been looking for frank lautenberg's blessing for the senate run but after the recent twitter showdown he probably won't get that tweeting that the
into northern california from eureka to redding. this will not cause additional flooding concerns. maybe minor airport delays. that's going to end shortly. as we go to tomorrow, temperatures cool off by 10 to 15 degrees on the east coast. still pretty mild. no snowstorms in sight. it will head to the u.s. sooner or later but not this week. anncr: some politicians seem to think medicare and... social security are just numbers in a budget. well, we worked hard for those benefits. we earned them. and if washington tries to cram decisions about the future... of these programs into a last minute budget deal... we'll all pay the price. aarp is fighting to protect seniors with responsible... solutions that strengthen medicare and... social security for generations to come. we can do better than a last minute deal... that would hurt all of us. [ male announcer ] marie callender's puts everything you've grown to love about sunday dinner into each of her pot pies. tender white meat chicken and vegetables in a crust made from scratch. marie callender's. it's time to savor. >>> look who is here, former pr
. one after another dumped a lot of heavy rain in northern california. a lot of power outages, too. they'll be recovering today with some dry weather in that region. then they get another storm coming in for tomorrow morning. let's talk about this fog because it's going to cause problems at the airports. getting out the door and on the roads. we're talking cleveland, detroit, chicago, milwaukee. this is the visibility. all those areas are a half mile or less, down to about a quarter mile. o'hare airport, i think we'll have problems once we really start going throughout your morning. it won't burn off probably till 10:00 or 11:00 this morning when things will recover. as far as the rest of the country goes, because it's so warm from the rockies all the way to the east coast, we've got foggy issues down along the gulf, mississippi, georgia and even the carolinas. give yourself a little extra time heading out the door. if i showed you this temperature map, you would think it was from maybe june. i mean, it's mid-60s at this hour in the morning all the way up almost to chicago. we could set
into northern california. a much-needed break for that area. you are watching "morning joe" brewed by starbucks. [ cellphon irping ] [ buzzing ] bye dad. drive safe. k. love you. [ chirping, buzzing continues ] [ horn honks ] [ buzzing continues ] [ male announcer ] the sprint drive first app. blocks and replies to texts while you drive. we can live without the &. visit sprint.com/drive. we can live without the &. with a new project in mind, some how-to knowledge to give us an new years clutter is no match for someone with big ideas. edge, and more savings down every aisle. it only takes a few twists and turns for those bright ideas to make the new year even brighter. more saving. more doing. that's the power of the home depot. start fresh and save with hdx 20 gallon totes, a special buy at just $5.88 a piece. . >>> the "new york times" magazine published a special issue titled the lives they lived. remembering the people, places and concepts that died if 2012. one of the magazines is john kelly. jon, the issue starts off by honoring the victims of the sandy hook elementary school tragedy. this
. this time it's primarily northern portions of the west coast. up in the northwest. in california our rivers have receded so that's good. as far as the um brobrella weat toledo, detroit, bring your umbrella with you for the morning commute. back down towards st. louis. you're going to have wet weather to deal with, too. you can see the showers right now approaching over the top of st. louis. so your forecast today, this is the bottle it up enjoy it while it lasts day, 70s all the way as far north as philadelphia today, even baltimore. new england a little cooler there. mid 50s in boston this time of year. you're loving that. chicago, it's not like they're complaining. in chicago, they went from 70 to 55. that is still by their standards in december, very, very nice. >> bill, thanks so much. >>> new this morning, was there another woman involved in the murder-suicide of the chief's jovan belcher? and the u.s. reacts to israel's plans to build and expand settlements. you're watching "first look" on msnbc. try running four.ning a restaurant is hard, fortunately we've got ink. it gives us 5x the
of the northern lights. san juan islands, washington coming in third. number six eastern sierra, california. shout out to mammoth mountain. gorgeous out there. just saying. >>> i'll decorate it and it will be just right for our play. besides i think it needs me. >> good grief, don't try that at home. you want to find a real healthy tree? try the state that produces the most christmas trees which is oregon. with almost 5 million. north carolina and michigan are the runners up. and those are your number once. citracal slow release continuously releases calcium plus d with efficient absorption in one daily dose. citracal slow release. this reduced sodium soup says it may help lower cholesterol, how does it work? you just have to eat it as part of your heart healthy diet. step 1. eat the soup. all those veggies and beans, that's what may help lower your cholesterol and -- well that's easy [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. how much is your current phone bill? four sixteen seventy six a month! okay, come with me -- we're gonna save you money. with straight talk at walmart, you get
down through the west coast of california. very light rain. not a big event. just a little snow in the northern rockies. here's a peek at tomorrow. very similar to today. the southeast clears out. but here's where things get a little more interesting. to get a snowstorm and get a white christmas in new england and mid-atlantic, we need the cold air. well, here we are wednesday, thursday, friday, saturday. that blue line is where the cold air is. so if you're not in that blue line, you're not going to get snow. in other words, much of the lower 48 not expecting any snow over the next couple days. then by tuesday, cold air comes down through the middle of the country. at the same time we may have a storm system. maybe a coastal storm coming up the eastern seaboard. if those who collide, who knows, maybe a week from today we could be talking snow for people in new england. it's the only thing i really have to tease in the days ahead. >>> coming up next, a lesson in compromise. university of pennsylvania president amy gutmanm explains why good campaigning does not make for good gove
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